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Mulch: Go for the shredded cedar!


It took me far too long to embrace the wonders of mulch. Now I am a true believer. Both homes I owned prior to this and the home I grew up in were heavily wooded, shady and somewhat dampish, well established … Continue reading

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Fashionista a la Garden


By Garden Fashionista I am talking about the accoutrement that you wear in the garden, not the tee-shirt that announces “I love gardening”. It is important to think about the beauty, design, functionality and overall designer image you make while … Continue reading

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Finding the right shovel


Last summer I invested in a new transplant shovel. It’s great! Light weight enough for me to lift. The ergonomic handle with non-slip surface (even when my gloves are wet with mud) really makes a difference on my back. And the … Continue reading

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I’ve got a plan


If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m not much of a garden planner which is contrary to almost everything else in my life (no one has ever accused me of spontaneity). I buy plants that look fun and different … Continue reading

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